Press Release from the Office of State Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa

July 17, 2014
CONTACT: Jennifer Saenz
(512) 463-0120 office
(512) 497-9411 cell

Statement on Senate Finance Chair Appointment

AUSTIN — Today, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst appointed Senator Jane Nelson to serve as Chair of the Senate Finance Committee. Senator Hinojosa released the following statement:

"I congratulate Senator Jane Nelson's historic appointment as the first woman to chair the Senate Finance Committee. She has a solid knowledge of the budget process and possesses the skills, tenacity and strong leadership to lead the Senate Finance Committee. I look forward to working alongside Senator Nelson in both the Finance Committee and the Legislative Budget Board."